Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Decorating contest winners announced

The Mayfair Civic Association recently presented awards to the three winning families in the annual Mayfair Christmas Decoration Contest. Sixty neighborhood homeowners entered the contest. A panel of community leaders and businesspeople, including representatives from the Northeast Times, judged each decorated home on a scale of one to 12, representing the 12 days of Christmas.

Calendar of Events: December 31, 2014

Thursday, January 1

Religious Events: December 31, 2014

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310,

Pets of the Week: December 31, 2014

Whitney is wonderful

FOP honors police officers

The Philadelphia Police Department and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 recognized the following officers during an awards ceremony at the police unon’s Heroes Ballroom on Dec. 17:

Around town: December 31, 2014

Nazareth Hospital holds weight-loss sessions

Reunions: December 31, 2014


NE community fund is a success

The Northeast Times thanks its readers for their generous contributions to our Eleanor Smylie Community Fund.

Trips: December 31, 2014

G.E. RETIREES Feb. 7 to 14, 2015. Caribbean Cruise. $1399 per person, double occupancy includes roundtrip airfare, taxes and fees, port charges, meals, entertainment and $75 spending money. Visiting Nassau, St. Thomas and St. Maarten. 610-892-9767.

Casino Trips: December 31, 2014

Golden Friends Dec. 31. Mt. Airy Casino. $65 includes show, lunch buffet and $15 slot play. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422.